May 12, 2015

May 12, 2015

Ohio State University, Barry University and Bates College claimed the top spots in the eighth regular season USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Division I, II and III Collegiate Rowing Poll presented by Pocock Racing Shells.

Ohio State earned 19 first-place votes and a total of 461 votes to top the Division I poll for the ninth week in a row. University of Washington moved into the No. 2 spot with two first-place votes and 434 total votes.  University of Virginia claimed the No. 3 spot with 433 total votes.  Also receiving first-place votes were No. 4 University of California and No. 5 Brown University, receiving two and one first-place votes respectively.

In the Division II poll, Barry University  earned all five first-place votes and a total of 200 votes to top the Division II poll for the seventh week in a row.  Humboldt State remained in the No. 2 spot with 150 total votes, and Mercyhurst remained in the No. 3 spot to round out the top three with 141 votes.

In the Division III poll, Bates College claimed the top spot for the second week in a row with all ten first-place votes, and 150 total votes.  Williams College remained in the No. 2 spot with 140 total votes.  Trinity College moved into the No. 3 spot with 130 votes.

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Women’s NCAA Division I Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Ohio State University (19) 461 1
2 University of Washington (2) 434 3t
3 University of Virginia 433 2
4 University of California, Berkeley (2) 431 3t
5 Brown University (1) 420 5
6 Stanford University 358 6
7 Washington State University 324 7
8 University of Wisconsin 302 9
9 Princeton University 301 8
10 Yale University 275 10
11 University of Texas 239 11
12 University of Michigan 212 12
13 Indiana University 205 13
14 University of Southern California 195 14
15 Harvard-Radcliffe University 164 15
16 Syracuse University 132 17
17 University of California, Los Angeles 131 16
18 Cornell University 52 18
19 University of Notre Dame 46 19
20 Gonzaga University 38 20

Other Receiving Votes: Oregon State University (30), University of Minnesota (20), University of Louisville (20), University of Iowa (12), University of San Diego (10), University of Central Florida (4).


Women’s NCAA Division II Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Barry University  (5) 200 1
2 Humboldt State University 150 2
3 Mercyhurst University 141 3
4 Philadelphia University 87 NR
5 University of Central Oklahoma 83 7
6 Nova Southeastern University 81 5
7 Western Washington University 77 4
8 University of California, San Diego 38 6

Other Receiving Votes: Merrimack College (35), Rollins College (8).


Women’s NCAA Division III Rankings

Rank Team (First Place Votes) Votes Prior Ranking
1 Bates College (10) 150 1
2 Williams College 140 2
3 Trinity College 130 4
4 Hamilton College 117 5
5 Tufts University 104 6
6 Wellesley College 100 3
7 Ithaca College 84 8
8 Wesleyan University 71 9t
9t William Smith College 54 11
9t Rochester Institute of Technology 53 9t
11 Marietta College 49 13
12 Washington College 44 7
13 University of Puget Sound 44 12
14 Smith College 27 NR
15 Pacific Lutheran University 17 15

Other Receiving Votes: WPI (10), Lewis and Clark College (3), Colby College (3) .